Supporters of Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega hold a banner during the groundbreaking for the Interoceanic Grand Canal in Managua December 22, 2014. Nicaragua on Monday announced the start of work... more 
Supporters of Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega hold a banner during the groundbreaking for the Interoceanic Grand Canal in Managua December 22, 2014. Nicaragua on Monday announced the start of work on a $50 billion shipping canal, an infrastructure project backed by China that aims to rival Panama's waterway and revitalize the economy of the second-poorest country in the Americas. The banner reads: "God bless the Grand Canal." REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas (NICARAGUA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION) less 
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Mon, Dec 22, 2014 9:33 PM EST